Showing posts with label Sri Lanka. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Sri Lanka. Show all posts

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Over 900,000 Sri Lankans May Face Famine Due to Drought Followed by Floods

Drought and subsequent floods in Sri Lanka threaten the food security of around 900,000 people in Sri Lanka, a report by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) and the UN World Food Programme (WFP), issued on Thursday, said.

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Death toll in Sri Lanka flooding, mudslides tops 200

As waters recede in Sri Lanka, the country's disaster management agency said Wednesday the death toll from flooding and mudslides has topped more than 200.

Sunday, April 16, 2017

20 died in Sri Lanka garbage dump collapse

The death toll from the collapse of a garbage dump in Sri Lanka rose to 20 on Sunday, the disaster management center said.

Saturday, April 15, 2017

Sri Lanka recovers 10 bodies from garbage dump

Sri Lankan authorities on Saturday said that they had recovered ten bodies from the site of a collapsed garbage dump just outside the capital Colombo.

Sunday, May 22, 2016

Foreign Aid Reaches Flooded Sri Lankan Capital, 71 Dead

Foreign aid began arriving in Sri Lanka Saturday, bringing help to half a million people forced out of their homes by heavy rains and landslides that have killed at least 71 in a week of extreme weather wreaking havoc in South Asia.

Wednesday, May 18, 2016

Sri Lanka mudslides bury 150 people (Red Cross)

More than 150 people are feared dead after they were buried under two landslides in central Sri Lanka, disaster officials said on Wednesday.

Monday, May 16, 2016

Sri Lanka on alert for floods, landslides

Colombo, May 16: A flood alert was issued in Sri Lanka on Monday as water levels of two major rivers rose rapidly due to continuous heavy downpour.

Friday, January 30, 2015

EU to consider lifting fish import ban on Sri Lanka

The European Commission has offered Sri Lanka assistance to meet the regulatory requirements that would enable an early lifting of ban on fish exports from Sri Lanka to the EU, the Sri Lankan External Affairs Ministry said on Thursday.

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